Brazil’s retail sales shrank 1.3 percent from a month earlier in September of 2021 from an upwardly revised 4.3 percent decrease in the previous month, missing market expectations of a 0.6 percent drop. Trade declined for six of the eight categories, as downward pressure came from office, computer, and communication equipment (-3.6 percent), furniture and electronics (-3.5 percent), and fuels and lubricants (-2.6 percent). Further decreases were seen in articles of domestic and personal use (-2.2 percent), supermarket and hypermarket products (-1.5 percent), and clothing and textiles (-1.1 percent). Meanwhile, trade rose for pharmaceutical, medical, and orthopedic articles; perfumery and cosmetics (0.1 percent) and remained unchanged for books, newspapers, and magazines. On a yearly basis, retail sales declined 5.5 percent, surpassing market expectations of a 4.3 percent decrease. source: Instituto Brasileiro de Geografia e Estatística (IBGE)

Retail Sales MoM in Brazil averaged 0.28 percent from 2000 until 2021, reaching an all time high of 10.70 percent in May of 2020 and a record low of -18.40 percent in April of 2020. This page provides - Brazil Retail Sales MoM - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Brazil Retail Sales MoM - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on November of 2021.

Retail Sales MoM in Brazil is expected to be 0.40 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the Brazil Retail Sales MoM is projected to trend around 1.10 percent in 2022, according to our econometric models.

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Brazil Retail Sales MoM


Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2021-10-06 12:00 PM Aug -3.1% 2.7% 0.7% 1%
2021-11-11 12:00 PM Sep -1.3% -4.3% -0.6% 0.7%
2021-12-08 12:00 PM Oct -1.3%


Related Last Previous Unit Reference
Retail Sales MoM -1.30 -4.30 percent Sep/21
Retail Sales YoY -5.50 -4.10 percent Sep/21
Consumer Spending 1253217.86 1232791.60 BRL Million Jun/21

News Stream
Brazil Retail Sales Decline More than Expected
Brazil’s retail sales shrank 1.3 percent from a month earlier in September of 2021 from an upwardly revised 4.3 percent decrease in August, missing market expectations of a 0.6 percent drop. Trade declined for six of the eight categories, as downward pressure came from office, computer, and communication equipment (-3.6 percent), furniture and electronics (-3.5 percent), and fuels and lubricants (-2.6 percent). Further decreases were seen in articles of domestic and personal use (-2.2 percent), supermarket and hypermarket products (-1.5 percent), and clothing and textiles (-1.1 percent). Meanwhile, trade rose for pharmaceutical, medical, and orthopedic articles; perfumery and cosmetics (0.1 percent) and remained unchanged for books, newspapers, and magazines. On a yearly basis, retail sales declined 5.5 percent, surpassing market expectations of a 4.3 percent decrease.
2021-11-11
Brazil Retail Sales Unexpectedly Fall in August
Brazil's retail sales shrank 3.1 percent from a month earlier in August of 2021, and missed market expectations of a 0.7 percent increase. It was the highest decline since the 6.1 percent drop in December of 2020, as six out of eight activities have shown a decrease in the month. The mainly negative contribution came from articles of personal & domestic use (-10 percent), followed by office, computer & communication equipment (-4.7 percent), fuels & lubricants (-2.4 percent), furniture & household appliances (-1.3 percent), books, newspapers, magazines & stationery (-1 percent), and hypermarkets, supermarkets, food products, beverages & tobacco (-0.9 percent). Meanwhile, trade rose for clothing & footwear (1.1 percent), and pharmaceutical, medical, orthopedic articles, perfumery & cosmetics (0.2 percent). On a yearly basis, retail sales decreased 4.1 percent in August, well below market expectations of 2.0 percent growth, and the first negative read since February of 2021.
2021-10-06
Brazil July Retail Sales Rise More than Expected
Brazil's retail sales rose 1.2 percent from a month earlier in July of 2021, following a revised 0.9 percent gain in June and beating market expectations of a 0.7 percent increase. It was the fourth monthly advance in a row, with 5 out of 8 activities recording positive growth rates, led by sales of other personal and domestic use goods (19.1 percent); textiles, clothing and footwear (2.8 percent); office, computer and communication equipment and supplies (0.6 percent); hypermarkets, supermarkets, food products, beverages and tobacco (0.2 percent); and pharmaceutical, medical, and cosmetic goods (0.1 percent). On the other hand, sales shrank for books, newspapers, magazines and stationery (-5.2 percent), furniture and household appliances (-1.4 percent); and fuels and lubricants (-0.3 percent). On an annual basis, retail sales hiked 5.7 percent, easing from a 6.3 percent jump in June and comfortably above market expectations of 3.45 percent percent climb.
2021-09-10

Brazil Retail Sales MoM
In Brazil, the Retail sales report provides an aggregated measure of sales of retail goods and services over a specific time period. In Brazil, Retail sales are seasonal, volatile and relatively important to the overall economy.